What’s Current: Weeks before she was killed, Megan Short told the police she feared her husband

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Weeks before Megan Short, her children, and their dog were shot to death by Mark Short, Megan told the police she feared her husband. The next day, Mark purchased a .38-caliber handgun and bullets (which he later used to shoot his wife and three children).

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Meghan Murphy is a freelance writer and journalist from Vancouver, BC. She has been podcasting and writing about feminism since 2010 and has published work in numerous national and international publications, including The Spectator, UnHerd, Quillette, the CBC, New Statesman, Vice, Al Jazeera, The Globe and Mail, and more. Meghan completed a Masters degree in the department of Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies at Simon Fraser University in 2012 and is now exiled in Mexico with her very photogenic dog.